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GENETIC EFFECTS (OF RADIATION)

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French Equivalent: Effets génétiques

Definition:
The genetic effects (of radiation) are inheritable changes, chiefly mutations, produced by the absorption of ionizing radiation’s. On the basis of present knowledge, these effects are additive and irreversible.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, March 05, 2003